Surviving the holocene: Human ecological responses to the current interglacial in southern valencia, spain

Alexandra Miller, C Michael Barton, Oreto Garciá, Joan Bernabeu

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Abstract

For hunter-gatherer groups, the dramatic changes in climate at the end of the last glacial cycle necessitated rearrangement of land use, including shifts in mobility strategies, settlement location, and resource use. We examine these behavioral changes using lithic attribute data as well as spatial distributions of artifacts and features. Using data from intensive survey and excavation, we trace human ecological response through the onset of the current interglacial in central Mediterranean Spain, comparatively farfrom the margins of the north-temperate ice sheets.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)207-220
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Anthropological Research
Volume65
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009

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Keywords

  • Land use
  • Mediterranean
  • Neolithic
  • Paleolithic
  • Spain
  • Spatial analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anthropology

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